Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection

Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection

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Not male pattern baldness, but the loss of sensory hair, is a very serious topic. Sensory hair cells convert sound and motion into our sense of hearing, movement, and head position. In mammals, the loss of hair cells is irreversible. Or is it? Hair cells in other vertebrates are capable of regenerating and recovering partial or complete function. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the regeneration of sensory hair cells.1. Overview: Regeneration. and. Repair. Richard J. Salvi ... the electrical output of each channel is relayed to an electrode located near the low-, mid-, or high- frequency region along the length of the cochlea, much like the keys on a piano.

Title:Hair Cell Regeneration, Repair, and Protection
Author:Richard J. Salvi, Richard R. Fay
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-03-15


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